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Operation Red Sea (2018)

Hong hai xing dong (original title)
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PLA Navy Marine Corps launch a hostage rescue operation in the fictional Republic of Ihwea and undergo a fierce battle with rebellions and terrorism.

Director:

Dante Lam (as Lin Chaoxian)
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Credited cast:
Yi Zhang ... Yang Rui
Johnny Huang ... Gu Shun (as Huang Jingyu)
Hai-Qing Hai-Qing ... Xia Nan
Jiang Du ... Xu Hong
Luxia Jiang ... Tong Li
Sanâa Alaoui ... Ina
Fang Yin ... Li Dong
Yutian Wang Yutian Wang ... Zhang Tiande
Jiahao Guo ... Lu Chen (as Guo Yubin)
Henry Prince Mak ... Zhuang Yu (as Henry Mai)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Noureddine Aberdine Noureddine Aberdine ... Executionner
Nisrine Adam Nisrine Adam ... Yuna
Khalid Benchagra Khalid Benchagra ... Dr. William Parsons
Jacky Cai ... Drone pilot (as Cai Jie)
Shaune Diop Shaune Diop ... Pirate Leader
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PLA Navy Marine Corps launch a hostage rescue operation in the fictional Republic of Ihwea and undergo a fierce battle with rebellions and terrorism.

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Action | Drama | Thriller | War

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The film was loosely based on the evacuation of the 225 foreign nationals and almost 600 Chinese citizens from Yemen's southern port of Aden during the 2015 Yemeni Civil War in late March. See more »

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During a firefight, a stick of four hand grenades fastened together explodes and throws 4 car frames into the air. It is impossible for so much mass to be moved even by the explosion of 4 grenades. See more »

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Much better than that War Wolf
11 April 2020 | by w-71474See all my reviews

"Wolf Warrior 2" is popular in the summer vacation, and madly swept more than 5 billion.

But as long as you dare to say that it is not good at all, you will be besieged by brains, be greeted by your family, and even rise to an unpatriotic level.

Everything is afraid of comparison. The advent of "Operation of the Red Sea" makes "War Wolf 2" look quite ridiculous in comparison, just like the children of kindergarten have played with each other.

We would like to thank Director Lin Chaoxian, who proved how high Chinese military films can be, he improved our aesthetics, and he made us understand that War Wolf 2 is indeed not good enough.


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Country:

China | Morocco | Hong Kong

Language:

Mandarin | Arabic | English

Release Date:

23 February 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Operation Red Sea See more »

Filming Locations:

Morocco See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$436,059, 25 February 2018

Gross USA:

$1,543,547

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$579,330,426
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Color | Black and White (some scenes)

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2.35 : 1
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